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Live Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Letlive, and The Menzingers at House of Blues, February 26, 2015


Taking Back Sunday

It was a night of exuberant energy at House of Blues



San Diego Shows of Interest, February March 2 – March 8, 2015


Flaggs by Tristan Loper

Our recommended San Diego concerts for the week



Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015


Cursive

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole



Live Review: Wild Child, Desert Noises, and Goodnight, Texas at the Casbah, February 21, 2015


Wild Child

Wild Child led the sold-out crowd in a night of singalongs and slow dances



Live Review & Photos: Catfish and The Bottlemen at the Merrow, February 8, 2015


Catfish and the Bottlemen by Sylvia Borgo

Welsh quartet Catfish and The Bottlemen whipped fans into a frenzy



Live Review & Photos: John 5 at Ramona Mainstage, February 8, 2015


John 5 at Ramona Mainstage

The Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson guitarist struck out on his own



Live Review & Photos: Nothing at the Soda Bar, January 30, 2015


Nothing by Rocío Flores

Noise rockers Nothing played an earsplitting show at the Soda Bar



Live Review & Photos: Motion City Soundtrack, Hellogoodbye and Driver Friendly at House of Blues, February 11, 2015


Motion City Soundtrack

Nostalgia for the early 2000s reigned supreme at Motion City Soundtrack’s San Diego show



Live Review: Jukebox the Ghost, Twin Forks, and Secret Someones at Soda Bar, February 2, 2015


Jukebox the Ghost

Three bands delivered enthusiastic performances at the sold-out Soda Bar show



Live Review & Photos: RVIVR, Western Settings, and DFMK at the Til-Two Club, January 8, 2015


RVIVR by Rocío Flores

At the Til-Two club, RVIVR shined a light on San Diego



Interview & Photos: Midge Ure


Midge Ure by Sylvia Borgo

Ultravox singer Midge Ure talked to us about the music business, Band Aid 30, his new album, and more



Live Review: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue at the Belly Up, January 6, 2015


Trombone Shorty

Trombone Shorty brought New Orleans to Solana Beach



Live Review & Photos: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and The Interrupters at House of Blues, December 21, 2014


The Mighty Mighty Bosstones

The ska veterans were joined by Tim Armstrong’s band of protégés



Video Premiere: Botanica Chango – “The Juice”


Botanica Chango

The band’s new video takes you on a tour of San Diego’s seedy underbelly



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 186


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Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?



Live Review and Photos: 91X Wrex the Halls Featuring Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Vance Joy, Interpol, Billy Idol, Spoon, Banks, and Schitzophonics, December 12, 2014


Cage the Elephant by Sylvia Borgo

Music devotees braved a rainy Friday night for 91X’s annual Wrex the Halls concert



Live Review and Photos: X at the Casbah, December 11, 2014


X by Rocio Flores

L.A. legends X brought a more serene sound to the Casbah last week



Donate Food and You’ll Get Cheap Drinks at the Hideout This Weekend


Food for Grooves

Get discounted drinks when you donate food at the Hideout this weekend



Live Review: Mike Birbiglia at Balboa Theatre, December 5, 2014


Mike Birbiglia

The “Thank God for Jokes” tour marks a turning point in the comedian’s career



Live Photos & Review: The 1975, Cruisr, and Young Rising Sons at Soma, November 21, 2014


The 1975

The Manchester band played to an intense American fan base



Live Photos: Flaggs and Soft Lions at the Casbah, November 19, 2014


Flaggs

Flaggs unveiled their three-song ‘Beach in Her Hair’ EP



Live Review & Photos: Tristen at the Loft, November 22, 2014


Tristen by Tristan Lope

Tristen Gaspadarek reminded fans that she has some serious pipes



Interview and Photos: The Twilight Sad


The Twilight Sad by Sylvia Borgo

We talked to the Scottish band The Twilight Sad after their M-Theory in-store



Interview: Tristen


Tristen

Nashville songwriter Tristen will perform at The Loft on Saturday